Adobe Shockwave Player <= Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities (APSB11-27) (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80178


The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser plugin that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X host contains a version of Adobe Shockwave Player that is or earlier. It is, therefore, affected by multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities.

A remote attacker can exploit these issues by tricking a user into viewing a malicious Shockwave file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Adobe Shockwave or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80178

File Name: macosx_shockwave_player_apsb11-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/12/22

Modified: 2014/12/23

Dependencies: 80169

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:adobe:shockwave_player

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Shockwave Player, Host/MacOSX/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2446, CVE-2011-2447, CVE-2011-2448, CVE-2011-2449

BID: 50581, 50583, 50584, 50586

OSVDB: 76966, 76967, 76968, 76969